1st European Conference on Risk Management and Big Data Analytics in Finance

hosted by ZHAW


Start: Tuesday, 03 Sept 2019 08:30

End: Tuesday, 03 Sept 2019 17:00

  • European Conference on Risk Management and Big Data Analytics in Finance

    The European Conference on Risk Management and Big Data Analytics in Finance brings together policy makers, national and European supervisors, academic experts and FinTech companies. It serves as a forum for interdisciplinary discussion and exchange of ideas on the adoption of innovative technologies in finance. It provides a great opportunity for networking on an international level. The topics cover use cases and research on:

    • Opportunities for big data analytics adoption by the financial sector, particularly in the context of risk management;
    • Regulatory challenges emerging from the fast adoption of novel technologies in the provision of financial services;
    • State of the art solutions that increase the effectiveness and efficiency of supervisory activities, while facilitating regulatory compliance.

    Other related events:

    1. The 4th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Finance and Industry
    2. The 1st European Workshop for AI-based solutions for finance 
  • Schedule

    08.30 – 09.00


    09.00 – 09.15

    Welcome address: Fintech-ho2020 project

    09.15 – 09.45

    Keynote Address: Regulatory change and RegTech I Dr. Philipp Hartmann, Credit Suisse

    Fintech Disruption

    09.45 – 10.05

    AI application to strong customer authentication: Some practical examples from the payment processing industry I Barbara di Stefano, Nexi

    10.05 – 10.20

    Coffee break

    10.20 – 10.40

    Simplicity for complex wealth I Martin Stadler, Altoo

    10.40 – 11.00

    Practitioner's point of view: Common challenges of Fintech start-ups that prevent the creation of a sustainable Fintech ecosystem I Elif Kocaoglu Ulbrich, FinTech & RegTech expert  

    11.00 – 11.30

    Coffee break

    Regulatory Perspective

    11.30 – 11.50

    Building a big data and advanced analytics platform at the BIS I Dr. Rafael Schmidt, Bank for International Settlements

    11.50 – 12.10

    Fintech and BigTech credit: A global overview I Dr. Jon Frost, Bank for International Settlements

    12.10 – 12.30 Digital-age finance - Staying in control as technology transforms the world – a systemic view I Francis Gross, European Central Bank

    12.30 – 12.50

    Predicting financial distress: Towards building an early-warning system I Dr. Bijan Sahamie, Deutsche Bundesbank

    12.50 – 13.00 Q&A and open discussion

    13.00 – 14.00


    Academic Perspective

    14.00 - 14.20

    Does Fintech crowd out banks: Evidence from China I Dr. Bihong Huang, Asian Development Bank

    14.20 – 15.05

    Panel: P2P lending systems

    Network-based scoring for P2P lending platforms I Branka Hadji Misheva, ZHAW

    Spatial regression models to improve P2P credit risk management I Dr. Arianna Agosto, Università di Pavia

    Loan screening and default prediction with machine learning and deep neural networks I Jeremy Turiel, University College London

    15.05 – 15.20

    Coffee break

    15.20 – 15.40

    P2P lending: Employing explainable AI to optimize the return target function of a loan portfolio I Dr. Thomas Gramespacher, Dr. Jan-Alexander Posth, ZHAW

    15.40 – 16.00

    Comparison of classification methods for online platform for P2P lending: A scenario-based approach I Dr. Daniel Traian Pele, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies

    16.00 – 16.30

    Discussion and closing arguments

    16.30 – 17.00

    Coffee Break

  • Attendee list

    71 attendee(s): Search
    • Arianna Agosto


    • Yanka Aleksandrova


    • Pedro Amorim


    • veni arakelian


    • Miller Janny Ariza Garzón


    • Tomaso Aste


    • Harald Baertschi


    • Markus Benz


    • Alexis Bogroff


    • Alex Braid


    • Wolfgang Breymann


    • Niklas Bußmann


    • Raluca Caplescu


    • Oleg Deev


    • alexander deierling


    • barbara di stefano


    • Wolfgang Ettl


    • Céline Fallet


    • Xandra Farkas


    • Daniele Forza


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    ZHAW Technikumstrasse 71 8401 Winterthur Switzerland
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